Category: Ephemeral Pursuits

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Furrow Books Kickstarter

As you may or may not have noticed, I have a thing for notebooks. Especially nice-looking, not-too-thick notebooks that don’t have a hard cover. Over the years, I’ve tried various paper and notebook brands...

Annual Report 2013 0

Annual Report 2013

One of my favorite type of post to read on blogs are those that I call “annual reports”. Basically, statistics and interesting things from behind the scenes. I thought it’d be a good tradition...

[NS] The Gods are A-Thirst by Anatole France (1942) 2

[NS] The Gods are A-Thirst by Anatole France (1942)

Jerry Fieldsted of George Macy Imagery recently posted about the Heritage Press exclusive The Gods are A-Thirst by Anatole France. That edition comes from the Nonesuch Press edition, which I happen to have a...

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[EP] Allegory Pens & The Etch: A Review

I’ve previously written about my preference to write things daily – especially in longhand if I’m unable to write something on the computer. That focused on Field Notes Brand as being my preferred notebook...

[FS] Candide by Voltaire 1

[FS] Candide by Voltaire

Candide by Voltaire, first published in 1759 is a French satire and one of the greatest works of literature ever penned. It’s had various subtitles over the years, but the most common one is...

[FS] Animal Farm by George Orwell 1

[FS] Animal Farm by George Orwell

The Folio Society (Affiliate link) | Animal Farm [FS] 2002 Reprint (Amazon used book link)Ever since I read Animal Farm as part of my ninth grade English course (as part of an anthology –...

[FS] Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee 1

[FS] Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee

Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee is one of my favorite books, and I’ve selected it as my first Folio Society book to be featured on Ephemeral Pursuits. [Full disclosure, I’ve affiliated with the Folio Society...